Evergreen Public Schools director, Position 3: Victoria Bradford will have a campaign kickoff event at 6 p.m. Monday at the home of Shannon Beecher, 16004 N.E. Seventh St., Vancouver. School board members plan to attend the event.
If lawmakers in Olympia fail to agree on a budget by the first of July, Donna Orr has a number she's supposed to call early in the morning to find out whether she should report to work that day. Orr, who works in the division of child support at the state's Department of Social and Health Services, was told to call each day until a budget deal is struck.
In an unexpected move, the Young Democrats of Clark County endorsed Marc Boldt, an independent, over Democrat Mike Dalesandro in the race for Clark County chair. The group announced its support for the former Republican on Wednesday.
There's a certain amount of trial and error for the crews working to rid Camp Bonneville of the U.S. Army munitions that lay below the earth's surface. In some cases, there's been more error than trial.
Three environmental groups are asking Clark County Superior Court Judge David Gregerson to reconsider an earlier ruling and to wipe out the Port of Vancouver's lease for an oil terminal in light of "evidence of much more extensive" violations of Washington's open public meetings law. In their newly revised lawsuit filed on June 12, Columbia Riverkeeper, Sierra Club and the Northwest Environmental Defense Center allege the port unlawfully excluded the public from at least seven meetings. The port has acknowledged missteps but denied breaching the law.
Port of Vancouver commissioner: Nick Ande, a candidate for the District 2 position on the nonpartisan Port of Vancouver Board of Commissioners, will hold a fundraiser and community barbecue event from 3 to 7 p.m. Sunday at the home of Bob Dingethal.
By DONNA GORDON BLANKINSHIP, Associated Press
June 10, 2015 8:10 p.m.
SEATTLE — A new bipartisan bill from the Washington Senate makes another attempt at eliminating the state's dependence on local tax levies to pay for public schools, but it doesn't offer a concrete way to pay for it.